BQSG - call for papers 2022

BQSG offers new bursary and chance to share your research

For more information, click here

Festival of Quilts 2021

Please sign in to the Members Area here and click on the tab FOQ 2021 to obtain your Quilters' Guild member discount code.

QGBI Virtual Conference 2021

Lecture and workshop recordings can be viewed until midnight on 18th May 2021. The AGM recording is not time limited and can be accessed in the Members Area of our website.

Quilters' Guild Staff Vacancy

We are looking for a Digital Marketing Manager. Please click here for full details.

Festival of Quilts 2021

The Festival of Quilts 2021 competition entry deadline has been extended to 11.00 am on Monday, 7th June 2021.

National Heritage Lottery Funding

The Quilters' Guild of the British Isles have been awarded substantial financial support from the National Heritage Lottery Fund to develop our new website and enhance our digital capabilities. 

Your Guild needs you!

We are recruiting. You could help shape our future. Please click here to find out about exciting national volunteer vacancies with The Guild.

Bursary application deadlines 2021

  • BA Bursary and C&G deadline is 31st May 

Membership Cards update

We are not currently printing any membership cards due to the new lockdown restrictions.  We will review this in the New Year.

Arts Council funding for QGBI!

Exciting news! The Quilters’ Guild has been awarded the government’s #CultureRecoveryFund to help us continue to serve the quilting community so that we can be here for you and #HereForCulture

Contacting the Guild

Due to Covid-19 restrictions our staff are now involved in remote working so we would be very grateful if you would email any urgent enquiries rather than calling York. 

Youngish Quilters 14-18

Read our Youngish Quilters blog.

QGBI Members Privacy Notice

Our Members Privacy Notice can be seen here -


Membership is open to all quilters, whatever your level of experience.  It’s a great time to join when just beginning: there’s so much to learn!

Travelling Trunks

Would you like this late 19th Century quilt to visit your group? Read about our Travelling Trunks to find out more.

Our Special Interest Groups

Check out the special interest groups - traditional, modern, miniature or contemporary plus the Study Group if you are interested in quilt history.